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International Vegetable Sci-Tech Fair
to the open of the 19th Vegetable Fair
 

Meet at the vegetable town and enjoy the green feast

Located at the north central part of Shandong Province and the south of Laizhou Bay, Bohai Sea, Shouguang City covers an area of 1990km2. With profound agricultural cultural deposits, Shouguang is the hometown of agronomist Jia Sixie and also the famous town of vegetables in China. In the development history of Chinese Contemporary vegetable industry, Shouguang leads nationwide green revolution and ascends to the advanced list of world vegetable production by virtue of the creative vegetable greenhouse of winter warm style. Besides, it creates an international agriculture exhibition and communication platform and radiates the development of regional economy, culture and tourism through founding International Vegetable Science and Technology Expo of China (Shouguang) (Vegetable Expo). Founded in 2000, Vegetable Expo is sponsored by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, Ministry of Commerce, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, people’s Government of Shandong Province, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Standardization Administration and China Agricultural University. Vegetable Expo will be held in Shouguang Vegetable High-tech Demonstration Park from April 20 to May 30. So far, it has been held for 19 times, and is regarded as a national 5A Agricultural professional exhibition. In 2018, it joined union of International Fairs (UFI) and became the sole certified unit in the field of vegetable science and technology expo in Greater China Region.

(Standard version) Focus on frontiers of science and technology  deduce green legend  

Science and technology are where the influence and vitality of Vegetable Expo lies. The 12th Vegetable Expo was themed by “Green ·Science & Technology · Future”, with the total exhibition area of 450000m2. There were 12 exhibition halls, organic vegetable planting demonstration area and vegetable museum. More than 2000 domestic and oversea vegetable varieties were exhibited. Over 100 advanced technologies and more than 80 cutting-edge cultivation patterns were intensively displayed. Hence, it was highly praised by professional audiences. The products brought by more than one hundred of enterprises covered every aspect of modern agriculture such as new technology, means of production and agricultural machinery equipment. The enterprises entered the agricultural park, vegetable base and field through Vegetable Expo which promoted transformation and promotion of new technical achievements including facility agriculture, precision agriculture, smart agriculture and low-carbon agriculture. In addition, Vegetable Expo also gave full play to the bridge role between peasants and market, imparted various kinds of useful information and planting techniques to vegetable growers, and increased new power for enhancing agricultural efficiency and increasing peasants’ income.

(Standard version) Enhance international exchange  serve modern agriculture

Vegetable Expo sticks to “open, tolerant, reciprocal and sharing” development idea, strives to integrate with international convention in the aspect of new vegetable variety, new mode and agricultural facility and constructs a new pattern of domestic and oversea economic and commercial exchange. To expand international investment attraction, 19 units including the embassies in China such as US, Netherlands and Russia, and representative offices in China of Food and Agriculture Organization are actively invited to jointly hold Vegetable Expo. Through multi-channel and multi-aspect investment attraction, more than 30000 merchants from over 40 countries and regions as well as 30 provinces, cities and autonomous regions in China have been attracted to participate in the exhibition. In this way, international economic and commercial trade becomes closer. “International Hall” was set up in the 19th Vegetable Expo held on April 20, 2018. 17 countries and over 80 foreign enterprises joined in the exhibition. The international exchange and cooperation were further expanded. In the future, international high-quality agricultural product exhibition and Taiwan high-quality agricultural product exhibition will be continuously held to contribute to agricultural development in China.

(Standard version) Deepen cultural deposits  enhance exhibition vitality

Vegetable Expo combines vegetable and culture, and perfectly integrates science, technology, culture and art in vegetable exhibition to create the creative agriculture with unique characteristics of vegetable town. The 20th Vegetable Expo which is about to be held adopts Chinese excellent traditional culture and red culture as the carriers. Meanwhile, more than 200 vegetable cultural landscapes, large landscapes and corridor landscapes have been designed and produced to show the infinite charm of vegetable and culture integration. In No.3 Hall, visitors can appreciate the desert and green and feel the good vision of national strategy “The Belt & Road”. “Splendid China” well created in No.8 Hall exhibits the glorious history of 70 years since the founding of the People's Republic and the brilliant achievements gained from the construction of socialism with Chinese characteristics. The concept of “vegetable + culture” has gone deep into each field of the expo. Over 50 cultural exchange activities such as cultural industry expo and international symposium on Chinese agronomist culture increased vigorous charm, motivated market potential and enhanced vitality and attraction of the expo.

(Standard version) Deepen festival and expo integration   extend expo content

To fully explore potential value of comprehensive brand exhibition of Vegetable Expo, utilize technical reserve advantage and rich merchant resources of the expo, and write the article “Vegetable Expo +” well, all kinds of large professional exhibitions have been held, including modern agricultural machinery equipment exhibition, sunshade window decoration exhibition, agricultural water-saving exhibition. Moreover, a series of high-end conferences and forums were also held, such as international facility cultivation seminar, international vegetable and nutrition summit forum, sightseeing agriculture exchange meeting between Taiwan and Mainland China. These enhanced inherent vitality of the expo, drove economic and commercial exchange, and promoted regional economic development. Therefore, Vegetable Expo has become a favorable platform for industries to exchange.  

Lay emphasis on innovation effect   make the 20th Vegetable Expo more wonderful

Guided by Xi Jinping’s thought of socialism with Chinese characteristics, the 20th Vegetable Expo which will be held on April 20, 2019 sticks to innovative development idea and closely focuses on serving “agriculture, rural areas and rural residents” and deeply implementing rural revitalization strategy. It strives to create a professional, technological and international vegetable industry service platform, make new contributions to prompting modernization of agriculture and rural areas and welcome the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China with excellent achievements. Let’s look forward to meeting in the beautiful Shouguang to attend the expo and seek joint development in April when the flowers are blooming, and vegetables and fruits are growing.